[kling-ker-bilt] /ˈklɪŋ kərˌbɪlt/
faced or surfaced with boards, plates, etc., each course of which overlaps the one below, lapstrake.
Also, clincher-built. Shipbuilding. noting a hull whose shell is formed of planking (clinker planking) or plating (clinker plating) in which each strake overlaps the next one below and is overlapped by the next one above.
(of a boat or ship) having a hull constructed with each plank overlapping that below Also called lapstrake Compare carvel-built
[kling-ki-tee-klangk] /ˈklɪŋ kɪ tiˈklæŋk/ noun 1. a succession of alternating and clanks: the clinkety-clank of armored vehicles on the rough road.
/ˈklɪŋkˌstəʊn/ noun 1. a variety of phonolite that makes a metallic sound when struck
1. a combining form meaning “slope, incline,” and, in mineralogy, “monoclinic,” used in the formation of compound words: clinometer. combining form 1. indicating a slope or inclination: clinometer before vowels clin-, word-forming element meaning “slope, slant, incline,” from Latinized comb. form of Greek klinein “to lean, slope” (see lean (v.)). clino- or clin- pref. Slope; […]
clinocephaly cli·no·ceph·a·ly (klī’nō-sěf’ə-lē) n. Concavity of the upper surface of the skull, causing a saddle-shaped appearance in profile. Also called saddle head.